Adam Hart-Davis

Adam Hart-Davis

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Adam John Hart-Davis is an English scientist, author, photographer, historian and broadcaster, well-known in the UK for presenting the BBC television series Local Heroes and What the Romans Did for Us, the latter spawning several spin-off series involving the Victorians, the Tudors, the Stuarts, and the Ancients. He was also a co-presenter of Tomorrow's World, and presented Science Shack. Currently he presents How London Was Built and Just Another Day on History UK. He was born and brought up in Henley-on-Thames, the youngest child of the publisher Sir Rupert Hart-Davis and his second wife Catherine Comfort Borden-Turner. He attended Eton College before reading chemistry at Merton College, Oxford. He later took a DPhil degree in organometallic chemistry at the University of York before spending three years as a post-doctoral scholar at the University of Alberta in Canada. Subsequently, he worked at the Oxford University Press, editing science texts and chess manualsshow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134922137
  • 9786134922135